To receive certification as a Certified Recovery Specialist, peers must complete a week-long training which covers a variety of topics related to being a peer support specialist. To receive certification as a Community Health Worker, individuals must complete a three day training which covers a variety of topics related to working as a Community Health Worker.
To maintain certification, Certified Recovery Specialists must obtain 14 Continuing Education Units (CEU) by May 31st of each year. CEUs can be obtained by attending trainings, conferences, workshops, webinars, and by self-studying.
Working as a peer support specialist can be a tiring and emotionally taxing job. Check out the resources and supports available here to help you maintain recovery and support others as they continue their own journey to recovery.
If you are looking for employment in the field of peer support, please navigate to our job openings page to learn more.
If you are an employer and wish to post a new job opening, please navigate to our job posting form to submit the required information.
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